Earlier this year, among the plethora of pre-release Galaxy S3-related rumors we’ve seen was one that mentioned the next Samsung smartphone will come pre loaded with the company’s own cloud solution. Dubbed S Cloud, the Samsung cloud was seen as a direct response to Apple’s iCloud that became available to iOS, OS X and Windows users once iOS 5 was released back in October 2011.
Samsung never unveiled the S Cloud in May, or later, and we had to put a pin in the rumor. But it looks like Samsung’s cloud-computing solution has been spotted on the Galaxy Note 2 (see video below) right at IFA 2012, as a S Cloud app can already be found on the [...]
It’s not everyday that a technology journalist’s email and social networking accounts are hacked. After all, we would expect these folks to be more technologically savvy than the rest of us mortals. But even with secure passwords, hackers can still find ingenious ways of running social engineering attacks. And it can sometimes involve your favorite service provider’s customer service department.
Mat Honan, who writes for Wired, details how his “entire digital life” had been wiped out by a hacker who wanted to deface his @mat Twitter account.
In the space of one hour, my entire digital life was destroyed. First my Google account was [...]